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Main Street, LongmontPARKING LAWS

What you should know about the parking laws to avoid getting a parking ticket

Getting a parking ticket on your car can be aggravating. Many times, parking violations occur because people do not know the law. It is the responsibility of the citizen to be aware of the laws that are enforced in the city or town in which they reside.

Parking Enforcement is responsible for upholding the parking laws in Longmont. The main focus of enforcement is the downtown area, but Parking Enforcement Officers respond to complaints in residential areas as well. The City employs two Parking Enforcement Officers. Police Officers and Community Service Officers also write tickets for parking violations. The Parking Enforcement Patrol can write tickets for handicapped violations.



Common Parking Violations


In an attempt to help the public avoid parking tickets, here is a list of some common violations that you may not be aware of:

These are only a few of the parking laws in Longmont. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Parking Enforcement by phone: 303-651-8658 or 303-774-4724 or e-mail:, or

Disability Parking

A vehicle with distinguishing license plates or an official identifying placard indicating that the occupant of the vehicle is a person with a disability, may park along public streets for any length of time regardless of time limit signage; except that such privilege shall not apply to zones in which:

If you do not have a valid disability placard or plate you cannot legally park in any disabled parking space that is posted with a clearly visible sign identifying the space as a disabled parking space.  (A legal disabled parking space is one that has an upright SIGN, the painting or symbol on the ground is not required. The symbol is only a courtesy.)

Please remember if you or someone with you is disabled, the person whom the disability placard or plate is registered to must go into the establishment. If the person to whom it is registered stays in the vehicle you need to park in a regular parking spot. It is illegal to park in the access aisle next to or in between disabled spaces. Parking tickets can be written to violators on public or private property. Fine amount $100.00.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Parking Enforcement by phone: 303-651-8658 or 303-774-4724 or e-mail:, or



New Parking Ticket Appeal Process

As of August 1, 2013, Parking Enforcement has created a new process for customers wishing to appeal their parking citation.

This process is an administrative review of your parking citation. If you feel that the citation you received is unwarranted, complete the Parking Citation Appeal Form and mail or bring it (along with a copy of the original ticket) within 10 days of the date on the ticket to: Community & Neighborhood Resources, Administrative Parking Ticket Appeal, 350 Kimbark Street, Longmont, CO 80501.

Upon receipt of this form and a copy of the ticket the Administrative Review process will have up to 10 days to make a determination based on the merits of your case. You will be notified of the results in writing.